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My Struggle

Some people have a terminal illness; others may be a terminal illness to themselves. In the first situation, something is going wrong with the body. In the second something is wrong with the mind. Either way, life is threatened and … Continue reading

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When 💩 Happens

I remember the scene in the movie Old Yeller that I have never forgotten. . It’s that scene after Travis had to shoot and heartbreak is all around. Travis’ father returns and has even brought his boy a new horse, … Continue reading

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Me Of Little Faith

Refuge & Strength by Morgan Weistling It’s been over a decade since I saw this print of Jesus rescuing Peter from the water in a store in Branson, MO. But it has obviously made a lasting impression on me. When … Continue reading

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Life: The Endless Rollercoaster Ride

My wife is petrified of anything resembling a rollercoaster. Even when we were young and in that phase of our relationship when each of us tried to do what the other wanted, it was very hard to coax her on … Continue reading

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Feeling Helpless

I’ve seen a lot of suffering in my life. Quite often I’ve had a front row helplessly watching as people have struggled with illness (usually cancer) till there was nothing left of them to struggle with. Currently, my wife’s mother … Continue reading

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Responding to Suffering

Suffering is the great equalizer in life. Nobody is immune. It can hit the rich, the poor; the smart,  the stupid; the educated, the uneducated; and the talented as well as the untalented. Nobody really knows when the bottom is … Continue reading

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